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  1. R188 Discussion Thread

    Those R62As with LED lights 1921-22-25 were on the briefly as a 5-car consist, until they moved them back over to the over a year ago. No clue as to why they decided to break them up into 3 cars and move them to the besides giving them the atrocious as some like to call them "Coumo treatment". It's funny to me how this particular fleet has been passed around some subway lines like "hot potato" over the years. There should be a few more left, but certain times you only see them on the road mostly during peak hours. Supposedly, they'll be gone from the by this upcoming spring, that is of course if CBTC is activated and nothing serious have occurred with the R188s.
  2. R188 Discussion Thread

    1916-20 & 1961-65 went back to the this past week.
  3. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    The Lexington line is a complete shitshow right now with extensive delays.
  4. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    R62A 2426-2430 freshly SMS'ed has new led lights and the floors arrows.
  5. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    I've noticed they haven't been changing the front rollsigns anymore on the R62As to the express diamond/signage. Assuming there was probably a memorandum stating not to change them anymore like on the years ago and just rely on the side LED signs.
  6. Daily News reports: Veteran transit workers say MTA isn't training new hires properly — leading to frequent flubs http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/veteran-transit-workers-mta-isn-training-new-hires-properly-article-1.3841534
  7. I would think by now theres enough R188s they can reliably use to provide service on the untill CBTC is online and free up those R62As to the (6). It makes more sense to me for the to have more cars and more service. I've been on the during rush hours and its a soap-opera of a disaster.
  8. Capital Dashboard Goodies

    Also, convert the existing 3-track shuttle operation to a 2-track, 6-car operation.
  9. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    Most likely it's receiving some SMS work or other maintenance check. Just a thought, are the remaining R62A singles at Corona going to be linked and moved over to the ? I know it's been said many times that when CBTC is fully activated on the soon, then the R62As are leaving but what's really that status on that situation. Those trains are definitely needed at this point.
  10. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    Is there any particular reason as to why that R142A set has been somewhat sidelined at Westchester yard?
  11. New York City Subway car listing

    Kawasaki R62 1456-1460 is back on the (3). Saw it earlier coupled to 1576-1580.
  12. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    (R62A 1928 interior-wrap seatless car) in service on Track 4 of 42nd St Shuttle along with 1941 & 1956 sets.
  13. R188 Discussion Thread

    The is using a few of R62's due in part because of the borrowing sets that belongs to the (1). 2221-2225/2346-2350 have been on the for about two years, also 2456-2460/2461-65/2466-70/2471-75 are all on the . Those sets borrowed from the will likely go back to the , because the 240th Yard-R62As have been going through their SMS maintenance. As for Flushing CBTC, crews have to constantly evaluate that signals as well as car-borne communication equipment on the trains work in tandem together in order to operate things normally. (R188 Converted sets-Factory Sets) have to be able to communicate with each other from one side to the other to require a high level of safety and reliability. Signals have to be properly tested so that a position of a train Local & Express services on the is detected.
  14. R211 Discussion Thread

    Daily News Reports: Check it out! http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/mta-unveils-models-future-subway-cars-viewing-article-1.3667877
  15. SUBWAY - Random Thoughts Topic

    I guess those R142As is to cover service since the lost a few of it's Bombardier R142s to the .


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